Health and social status of an elderly urban population in Sri Lanka.

@article{Nugegoda1995HealthAS,
  title={Health and social status of an elderly urban population in Sri Lanka.},
  author={D B Nugegoda and S Balasuriya},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={40 4},
  pages={437-42}
}
Although Sri Lanka has generally a young demographic profile, with decreasing overall mortality and birth rates, its population is aging gradually and will continue to do so in the future. In order to have an idea of the needs of the elderly a survey was conducted in a sample of randomly selected Sinhalese elders living in an urban community. Activities of… CONTINUE READING